Total consumer industry deals for Q3 2019 worth $84.13bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database.

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The value marked a decrease of 12.8% over the previous quarter and a rise of 18.7% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $70.85bn.

In terms of number of deals, the sector saw a rise of 13.6% over the last four-quarter average with 1581 deals against the average of 1392 deals.

In value terms, Asia-Pacific led the activity with deals worth $28.42bn.

Consumer industry deals in Q3 2019: Top deals

The top five consumer deals accounted for 38.5% of the overall value during Q3 2019.

The combined value of the top five consumer deals stood at $32.35bn, against the overall value of $84.13bn recorded for the month.

The top five consumer industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:

1) Asahi Group Holdings’ $11.3bn acquisition of Carlton & United Breweries

2) The $7.02bn acquisition of GrandVision by Essilor International Compagnie Generale d’Optique

3) Mirae Asset Global Investments’ $5.8bn private equity deal with Anbang Insurance Group

4) The $4.51bn private equity deal with OSRAM Licht by Bain Capital and The Carlyle Group

5) Yahoo Japan’s acquisition of Zozo for $3.72bn.

Verdict deals analysis methodology

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.

GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.